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Tactical focus on drug dealing and OCGs delivers 16% lift in offences

The shift in tactics to target drug and organised crime gangs resulted in a 16% increase in recorded offences, according to official figures.

Tactical focus on drug dealing and OCGs delivers 16% lift in offences

Date - 4th February 2021
By - Chris Smith
Total crime reduced by 6% during lockdown, according to the latest data for England and Wales covering the year to September 2020. The National Office for Statistics estimated there were approximately 5.7m offences; this was driven by substantial...
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